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June 30, 1989 - Image 38

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1989-06-30

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TORAH PORTION

Temple Emanu-EI

HAPPENINGS

July, 1989

14450 West Ten Mile Road
Oak Park. Michigan 48237
(313) 967.4020

RABBI LANE STEINGER

JULY
7- 6:15 p.m. Congregational Picnic, Call Temple for
details, 967-4020. All Welcome. Bring
your own food, we will supply the
beverages.
8:00 p.m. Summer Service led by our Chavurah
Group. Outside in West Gorden,
weather permitting. Network Singles of
all ages will have special program and
Oneg following.

14- 8:00 p.m. Summer Service led by EMES (Emanuel-
El's Mature and Exciting Set) Outside in
West Garden, weather permitting.

21- 8:00 p.m. Summer Service, outside in West
Gorden, weather permitting.

28- 8:00 p.m. Summer Service, outside in West
Garden, weather permitting.

AUGUST
4 - 7:45 p.m Summer Services led by our new Assis-
tant Rabbi, L. David Feder. West
Garden, weather permitting.

PARKINSON'S PATIENTS
NEEDED FOR STUDY

Patients who have Parkinson's Disease are invited
to participate in an upcoming study of a new form of
Sinemet (L-DOPA), the standard medication for this
disorder. The new drug, Sinemet CR (controlled re-
lease), will be used to learn if better responses can be
achieved with up to 5 years of treatment. Patients who
have used Sinemet are not eligible for the study.

Regular outpatient visits, medications and laboratory
testing in conjunction with the study are free of charge.

Parkinson's Disease is characterized by slowness of
movement, decreased dexterity, tremors and balance
problems.

For more information about the study, call Dr. Peter

LeWitt at 493-5354.

The Strength And The Power
Of A Small But Wise Nucleus

RABBI IRWIN GRONER

Special to The Jewish News

T

his week's Torah por-
tion describes how
Moses decides to send
12 spies, a reconnaissance
team, into the land of Canaan
to bring back a report about
it and its inhabitants. This in-
telligence unit was comprised
of a representative of each of
the 12 tribes of Israel,
"Everyone a leader among
them."
At the end of 20 days, the
group returned with an
alarming report: "The people
are strong that dwell in the
land, and cities are walled,
and very great; and moreover,
we saw the children of giants
there." Their conclusion, bas-
ed on what they saw, was
realistic, clear and une-
quivocal: "We shall not be
able to prevail against these
people, for they are stronger
than we."

Irwin Groner is senior rabbi
of Congregation Shaarey
Zedek.

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SIDEWALK SALE

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UP TO

75%
OFF
• HANDBAGS • LUGGAGE

ORTHODOX:
Bais Chabad of Birm-
Bais
ingham/Bloomfield Hills: Moshe

Polter, rabbi. 399-3918.

Bais Chabad of Farmington
Hills: 32000 Middlebelt Rd., Farm-

ington Hills. Chaim Bergstein, rab-
bi. 855-2910.

Bais Chabad of West Bloomfield:

5595 W. Maple Rd., West Bloom-
field. Melech Silberberg, rabbi.
855-6170.

Ea it

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FRIDAY, JUN1E30,1989,

357-1800

15751 W. Lincoln Dr., Southfield.
Dov Loketch, rabbi. 557-6750.

ALL SALES
FINAL

Drucker, rabbi. 967-3655.

Young Israel of Oak-Woods:

24061 Coolidge, Oak Park. Eliezer
Cohen, rabbi. 398-1177.
Young Israel of Southfield: 27705
Lahser, Southfield. Elimelech
Goldberg, rabbi. 358-0154.
Young Israel of Bloomfield: Ira
Lutzky, 259-8500.

TRADITIONAL:
B'nai David: 24350 Southfield Rd.,

Southfield. Morton Yolkut, rabbi.
557-8210.

Beth Tefilo Emanuel Tikvah:

24225 Greenfield Rd., Southfield.
Leizer Levin, rabbi. 559-5022.

CONSERVATIVE:
Adat Shalom: 29901 Middlebelt

B'nai Israel-Beth Yehudah:

Rd., Farmington Hills. Efry Spectre,
rabbi. 851-5100.

15400 W. 10 Mile Rd., Oak Park.
Yoel Sperka, rabbi. 967-3969.
B'nai Zion: 15250 W. Nine Mile
Rd., Oak Park. Solomon Gruskin,
rabbi. 968-2414.
Dovid Ben Nuchim: 14800 W Lin-
coln, Oak Park. Chaskel Grubner,
rabbi. 968-9784.
Kollel Institute: 15230 W Lincoln,
Oak Park. Moshe Schwab, rabbi.
968-0109.

Mishkan Israel, Nusach H'ari,
Lubavitcher Center: 14000 W. 9

• BRIEFCASES • ACCESSORIES

old days" of the fleshpots of
Egypt, when in spite of their
servitude they had delicacies
to eat. Only a tiny number
really understood the mission
of Moses. But it was the power
of that small group, like
Joshua and Caleb, that made

Shabbat Shelach:
Numbers
13:1-15:41,
Joshua 2:1-24

it possible for the people to at-
tain freedom and responsibili-
ty. Even as the Hebrews stood
at the threshold of their final
emancipation - their entry
into the Promised Land -
they still were not committed
to the ideal of liberation. Only
the barest minority felt the
necessity for it.

When Moses heard that
only Joshua and Caleb had
the wisdom and the will to
believe in the conquest of the
Promised Land, that was
enough for him. He was not
dismayed or frightened by the

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SINAI

Only two of the 12, Joshua
and Caleb, brought back a
positive report. They said:
"We should go up at once and
possess it, for we are well able
to overcome it." The 10 falter-
ing, feeble and frightened
men did not inherit the
future. It was the minority of
two, Joshua and Caleb, that
won God's approval, for their
report proved to be true. They
were privileged to enter the
land of Canaan some 40 years
later.
The story of the 12 spies is
the eternal witness of the
strength and power of a
devoted nucleus. In every
society, that which deter-
mines its character, program
and future depends upon the
existence within it of a strong
and effective minority of peo-
ple whose determination
achieves their vision and
realizes their hope.
The children of Israel were
liberated from Egypt because
they were destined for
freedom. Over and over, the
Torah points out that they
really didn't want freedom.
They remembered the "good

Mile Rd., Oak Park. 543-6611.
Shaarey Shomayim: 15110 W. 10
Mile Rd., Oak Park. Leo Goldman,
rabbi. 547-8555.
Shomrey Emunah:
25451
Southfield Rd., Southfield. Shaiall
Zachariash, rabbi. 559-1533 or
557-9666.

Shomrey Emunah-Ohel Moed:

6191 Farmington Rd., West Bloom-
field. Eli Jundef, rabbi. 967-1806.
Young Israel of Greenfield: 15140
W. 10 Mile Rd., Oak Park. Reuven

Beth Abraham Hillel Moses:

5075 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. A.
Irving Schnipper, rabbi. 851-6880.
Beth Achim: 21100 W 12 Mile Rd.,
Southfield. Milton Arm, rabbi.
352-8670.
Beth Isaac: 2730 Edsel Dr., Tren-
ton. 675-0355.
Beth Shalom: 14601 W. Lincoln
Rd., Oak Park. David Nelson, rab-
bi. 547-7970.
Beth lephilath Moses: 146 South
Ave., Mt. Clemens. 465-0641.

B'nai Israel of West Bloomfield:

4200 Walnut Lake Rd., West Bloom-
field. Sherman Kirshner, rabbi.
681-5353.
B'nai Moshe: 14390 W 10 Mile
Rd., Oak Park. Allan Meyerowitz,
rabbi. 548-9000.
Downtown Synagogue: 1457
Griswold, Detroit. Noah Gamze,
rabbi. 961-9328.

Livonia Jewish Congregation:

31840 W. 7 Mile Rd., Livonia. Mar-

tin Gordon, rabbi. 477-8974.
Shaarey Zedek: 27375 Bell Rd.,
Southfield. Irwin Groner, rabbi.
357-5544.

REFORM:
Beth El: 7400 Thlegraph Rd., Bir-

mingham. Daniel Polish, rabbi.
851-1100.
Beth Jacob: 79 Elizabeth Lake
Rd., Pontiac. Richard Weiss, rabbi.
332-3212.
Emanu-El: 14450 W. 10 Mile Rd.,
Oak Park. Lane Steinger, rabbi.
967-4020.
Temple Israel: 5725 Walnut Lake
Rd., West Bloomfield. M. Robert
Syme, Harold Loss, Paul Yedwab,
rabbis. 661-5700.
Kol Ami: 5085 Walnut Lake Rd.,
West Bloomfield. Norman Roman,
rabbi. 661-0040.
Shir Shalom: 5642 Maple Rd.,
West Bloomfield. Dannel Schwartz,
rabbi. 737-8700.
Shir Tikvah: 3633 W. Big Beaver,
Troy. Arnie Sleutelberg, rabbi.
643-6520.

HUMANISTIC:
Birmingham lemple: 28611 W. 12

Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Sher-
win Wine, rabbi. 477-1410.

RECONSTRUCTIONIST:
T'Chiyah: 1404 Nicolet Place,

Detroit. 393-1089.

UNAFFILIATED:
Sephardic Community of
Greater Detroit: meets at

Yeshivah Beth Yehudah, 15751 W.
Lincoln, Southfield. David Hazan,
vice president. 545-8945.

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